photography

On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #36 – “The Schrodinger Moment”

An epic show this week wherein Bill and Jeffery tear into legacy, life, death, and being remembered. It’s deep and heavy and well worth the time. B&W conversion, photography movies, and photo education also make an appearance. Portraitist Platon is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP036.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast […]

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The Inner Landscapes of Common Men: Bryan Schutmaat

“Those old pilgrims believed stories in which the West was a promise, a far away place where decent people could escape the wreckage of the old world and start over. Come to me, the dream whispers, and you can have one more chance.” – William Kittredge, Heaven on Earth Lately , I’ve been coming across […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #35 – “Justification After the Fact”

It’s the last episode of 2012 so we conquer comment trolls, Fuji’s lack of auto-focus, and whether historical artistic perspective matters at all anyway. Artistic portrait man Philip-Lorca diCorcia is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP035.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes Dylan Thomas Poem Trolls in the […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #34 – “Learning Everything All the Time”

The plateaus of getting better, why change is scary, why Jeffery can’t decide what camera to buy and it’s not because there are no good cameras available. Modern surrealist photographer Man Ray is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP034.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes This Week’s Sponsor  […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #33 – “Troubleshooting in Real Time”

An update and discussion about how Bill’s December portrait project is going. Does pre-visualization suck creativity, and where is the line between photography and photo-illustration anyway? Darkroom artist Jerry Uelsmann is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP033.mp3 » Download mp3  Subscribe on iTunes  Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes This Week’s SponsorSquarespace – Site Hosting Get 10% […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #32 – “Screw Those People”

Should you retire if you’re no longer doing good work? What skateboarding has in common with photography and why Bill will never get asked to shoot the Pirelli calendar. Portraitist William Coupon is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP032.mp3   » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed   Show Notes Steve […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #31 – “Too Much information”

Coercion vs connection in portrait photography , making it through the fear of failure or even fear of success, and what? Bill is shooing video now? The world must be ending, so we might as well start at the beginning with 19th century French portrait photographer Nadar as PotW. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP031.mp3 » Download mp3  Subscribe on iTunes   […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #30 – “Entrances Confused With Dead Ends”

In this episode of On Taking Pictures, our thoughts on the HBO series ‘Witness’, classic Hollywood portraits, tips for making your composites look more real, and a deep delve into the mind of photographer of the week Joel Meyerowitz. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP030.mp3  » Download mp3  Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes Witness – LA Times […]

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Capture: Mark Seliger

We are hooked on Reserve Channel’s new Capture series with photographer Mark Seliger. We mentioned one episode a couple of weeks ago on Five For Friday in which Seliger interviews Kevin Bacon and Bob Gruen. The latest episode features one of our favorite actors, Alan Cumming. Known for his roles on television, as well as […]

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